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Tornado - back in BR green!

11 September 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Resplendent in its new coat of paint, Tornado is seen at Carnforth - A1SLT Tornado has been repainted in BR locomotive green as part of the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust's 30th Anniversary...

Keeping on track for the future.

21 August 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust - the registered charity that built, owns and operates world-famous 100mph new steam locomotive No. 60163 Tornado and is currently building Britain’s most powerful...

Support our 30th Birthday...

18 August 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Tornado masquerades as Saint Mungo in honour of the latter's role in the formation of the Trust - Steve Davies (No. 60163 was specially prepared for a Steam Railway magazine cover photo before...

Tornado breaks out of York!

24 July 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

At the end of July Tornado was back in steam on the main line for a test run to Carnforth ahead of work on the support coach. We were delighted to see the engine in fine fettle after spending...

Jim Smith

27 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

It is with the greatest of sadness that the Trust learned today that one of its firmest friends had passed away. Jim Smith has been a friend of the Trust for around 20 years, and for many of our...

Tornado on the move at York!

18 June 2020

Tornado, Our Latest News

Most will be aware that just as the Covid-19 lockdown was beginning to bite, we moved Tornado to the Railway Museum at York.  This should have been ahead of our first railtour this year on 21st...